BIV Today Podcast
BIV Today Podcast

Is NAFTA’s replacement about free trade or protectionism? (BIV Today No. 104)

October 1, 2018, 11:23am

On BIV Today...

Many Canadians woke up to find Canada struck a new deal late last night with the Americans to replace NAFTA. Dan Ciuriak (1:34), fellow-in-residence at the C.D. Howe Institute, joins the show to offer his initial take on why the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement is really more about protectionism than free trade.

And Vancouver housing affordability has plummeted to the worst levels ever on record, according to a new report from RBC Economic Research. RBC senior economist Robert Hogue (8:46) discusses the region’s escalating crisis.

Tyler Orton hosts.